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Buying Radioactive Materials

Find campus policies, procedures, and services for obtaining radioactive materials for research at UC San Diego.


Radioactive materials (regardless of cost) require a professional buyer's assistance.

Pick up

Special requirements apply to receiving and transport of radioactive materials.

EH&S Services Lab offers free radioisotope package delivery service for qualifying UC San Diego laboratories:


Federal security requirements apply to particular isotopes, based on activity level.

Questions? Contact the EH&S Services Lab, (858) 534-6418.